Blueberry Cheese Danish

Recipe by BeansnRice
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a blender or food processor, process cottage cheese until smooth.
  • Add sugar, milk, oil and vanilla and continue processing until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Slowly add to cottage cheese mixture and process until a dough forms (it will be sticky).
  • Turn on a floured surface and knead 4 - 5 times.
  • Place in a bowl, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Beat cream cheese and sugar in a bowl until smooth.
  • Add egg yolk, lemon peel and vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Place dough onto a 17" X 13" piece of parchment paper.
  • Roll with a rolling pin and form a 16" X 12" rectangle.
  • Transfer dough (with paper) to a baking sheet.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture lengthwise in a 3 1/2"-wide strip down the center of the dough.
  • Sprinkle with blueberries.
  • On each long side, cut 1"-wide strips at an angle across berries.
  • Pinch ends to seal and tuck under.
  • Beat egg white and water together and brush over dough.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove to a wire rack.
  • Combine confectioner's sugar and lemon juice to form glaze and drizzle over warm pastry.
  • *if using frozen blueberries - do not thaw.
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